Summer Entertainment Series

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2017 Casinos of Winnipeg
Summer Entertainment Series

The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is excited to present a fantastic line-up of musical acts, movies and art exhibitions as part of the Casinos of Winnipeg Summer Entertainment Series, running June through August at Assiniboine Park. The entire series is offered free to the public and made possible solely through sponsorship and donor support. This year’s schedule features more than 30 events including musical acts at the Lyric Theatre, jazz in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, art exhibits in the WAG at the Pavilion, and returning for its seventh season – Movies in the Park.
 
Assiniboine Park Lyric Theatre and Pavilion

SUMMER MUSIC SERIES AT THE LYRIC THEATRE
PRESENTED BY JOHNSTON GROUP

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There are few things better than spending a warm summer evening at Assiniboine Park listening to the melodies and harmonies from the Lyric Theatre mingle with the rustle of the leaves in the breeze.

Showtimes: 7 pm


Thursday, June 22 | Winnipeg Pops Orchestra 
Wednesday, July 5 | SYMPHONY IN THE PARK with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
Thursday, July 6 | Tom Jackson
Sunday, July 9 | Swing Soniq featuring Greg Leskiw with guest Mark Reeves
Thursday, July 13 | The InClines (Patsy Cline tribute band)
Sunday, July 16 | Cecile Brown with Ego Spank
Thursday, July 20 | PeaceABLE Days feat. Hillbilly Burlesque & Connor Derraugh
Sunday, July 23 | FOLKLORAMA IN THE PARK with Andino Suns, Latin/World Beat
Sunday, July 30 | Nu Frequency (Stevie Wonder tribute band)
Thursday, August 3 | FOLKLORAMA IN THE PARK with the Winnipeg Steel Orchestra & Rockalypso
Sunday, August 6 | Ray St. Germain
Thursday, August 10 | FOLKLORAMA IN THE PARK with Kayumanggi Philippine Performing Arts
Sunday, August 13 | Leanne Pearson, Country Music
Thursday, August 17 | Eagle & Hawk with Special Guests
Sunday, August 20 | FOLKLORAMA IN THE PARK with Oscar Lopez (Chilean/Canadian Guitar Virtuoso)
Thursday, August 24 | The Ron Paley Big Band
Sunday, August 27 | Pop Vegas/Turn Back Time Cher Tribute Band
Thursday, August 31 | Celebrating Greg Lowe Featuring Ministers of Cool, Jack Semple and more!
Lyric Theatre

Jazz in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden
Made possible with support from the Richardson Foundation

Escape the noise and heat of the concrete jungle and enjoy the very best of jazz in Winnipeg, in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden amid blooming flowers, flowing fountains, and beautiful works of art.

Showtimes: Sundays from 3 pm to 4 pm


Sunday, July 9 | Lianne Fournier 
Sunday, July 16 | Rosemarie Todaschuk
Sunday, July 23 | Dave McCrea   
Sunday, July 30 | Chuck Copenace  
Sunday, August 6 | Helen White  
Sunday, August 13 | Marco Castillo
Sunday, August 20 | Heitha Forsyth performing as Sol James
Sunday, August 27 | Erin Propp and Larry Roy
 
Jazz in the Leo Mol Garden

Movies in the Park
Presented by Scotiabank

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Join us each Friday in August on the Lyric Lawn for free family entertainment. We’ll be screening your favourite summer blockbusters on a cinema-style outdoor screen.

  Early Feature (7 pm)  Late Feature (9:15 pm) 
August 4  Sing  La La Land 
August 11 Finding Dory  Captain America: Civil War 
August 18 Moana  Arrival 
August 25 Trolls  Rogue One (Star Wars) 

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:
Payworks  |  Steinbach Credit Union
Movies in the Park

International Yoga Day (NEW DATE - Tuesday, July 4)
Presented by LBS Yoga & Athletic Wear

Our International Yoga Day has been rescheduled. Please join us on Tuesday July 4 for a FREE evening class at 7 pm at the Lyric Theatre. Rain or shine, the event will go on! LBS Yoga & Athletic Wear will be on site with merchandise. Instructor Rebecca Watson will guide your one-hour practice. We will have smoothies and homemade granola bars available for purchase at the Lyric concession. Bring your mat and a friend! No registration required.
  
SUPPORTING SPONSOR:
Maples Chiropractic
LBS Yoga & Athletic Wear
  

Yoga in the Park

Join us at Wednesdays at 6:45 am from June 28 to August 30 for FREE outdoor yoga classes at the Lyric Theatre. 
No registration required.
Yoga in the Park

Ballet in the Park
Featuring Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet

July 26 - 28 | Showtime: 7:00 pm | Lyric Theatre

A tradition since the early 1970s, this free family–friendly event attracts more than 20,000 people annually, from Winnipeg and beyond. Sitting on a lawn chair or blanket on the grass, this is a relaxed way to take in ballet with your family and friends. For many who have never seen ballet, this is a great introduction to the art form in a picturesque setting.
Ballet in the Park

ART IN THE PARK AT THE PAVILION

WAG@ThePark
Wasteland Dreamland: Early Works by Ivan Eyre, 1957-1969
Featuring paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Ivan Eyre.

Competing Natures
Featuring the work of Manitoba artists W.J. Phillips and Marcel Dzama.

The Dream of Canada
A photo exhibition featuring Canada’s national historic sites, parks and marine conservation areas.

Remembering the Real Winnie
Featuring objects and memorabilia from Lieutenant Harry Colebourn’s personal collection.
 
The Pavilion

GRANT FUNDING PROVIDED BY:
The Winnipeg Foundation
  
   
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DONORS & PARTNERS:
  
Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba – In support of PeaceABLE Days (Thursday, July 20) 
Irv Applebaum – In support of the Cecile Brown with Ego Spank concert (Sunday, July 16)
Peace Days - In support of PeaceABLE Days (Thursday, July 20)